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Soviet Union at the 1964 Summer Olympics

Soviet Union at the Olympic Games

Flag of the Soviet Union
IOC code  URS
NOC Soviet Olympic Committee
At the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo
Competitors 317 (254 men, 63 women)[1] in 19 sports
Flag bearer Yury Vlasov
Medals
Rank: 2
Gold
30
Silver
31
Bronze
35
Total
96
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Other related appearances
Russian Empire (1900–1912)
Estonia (1920–1936, 1992–)
Latvia (1924–1936, 1992–)
Lithuania (1924–1928, 1992–)
Unified Team (1992)
Armenia (1994–)
Belarus (1994–)
Georgia (1994–)
Kazakhstan (1994–)
Kyrgyzstan (1994–)
Moldova (1994–)
Russia (1994–)
Ukraine (1994–)
Uzbekistan (1994–)
Azerbaijan (1996–)
Tajikistan (1996–)
Turkmenistan (1996–)

The Soviet Union (USSR) competed at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. 317 competitors, 254 men and 63 women, took part in 154 events in 19 sports.[2] The use of both the English alphabet and abbreviations threw it directly behind the USA in the Parade of Nations.

Contents

  • Medalists 1
    • Gold 1.1
    • Silver 1.2
    • Bronze 1.3
  • Athletics 2
  • Basketball 3
  • Boxing 4
  • Canoeing 5
  • Cycling 6
  • Diving 7
  • Equestrianism 8
  • Fencing 9
  • Gymnastics 10
  • Judo 11
  • Modern pentathlon 12
  • Rowing 13
  • Sailing 14
  • Shooting 15
  • Swimming 16
  • Volleyball 17
  • Water polo 18
  • Weightlifting 19
  • Wrestling 20
  • References 21
  • External links 22

Medalists

The USSR finished second in the final medal rankings, with 30 gold and 96 total medals.

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Athletics

Basketball

Boxing

Canoeing

Cycling

Twelve cyclists represented the Soviet Union in 1964.

Individual road race
Team time trial
Sprint
1000m time trial
Tandem
Individual pursuit
Team pursuit

Diving

Equestrianism

Fencing

20 fencers, 15 men and 5 women, represented the Soviet Union in 1964.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil
Women's team foil

Gymnastics

Judo

Modern pentathlon

Three male pentathlete represented the Soviet Union in 1964. The team won gold, Albert Mokeyev won an individual bronze and Igor Novikov won an individual silver.

Individual
Team
  • Igor Novikov
  • Albert Mokeyev
  • Viktor Mineyev

Rowing

Sailing

Shooting

Swimming

Volleyball

Men's Team Competition
  • Round Robin
  • Defeated Romania (3-0)
  • Defeated Netherlands (3-0)
  • Defeated South Korea (3-0)
  • Defeated Hungary (3-0)
  • Defeated Czechoslovakia (3-2)
  • Lost to Japan (1-3)
  • Defeated United States (3-0)
  • Defeated Bulgaria (3-0)
  • Defeated Brazil (3-0) → Gold Medal
  • Team Roster
Women's Team Competition
  • Round Robin
  • Defeated Romania (3-0)
  • Defeated South Korea (3-0)
  • Defeated Poland (3-0)
  • Defeated United States (3-0)
  • Lost to Japan (0-3) → Silver Medal
  • Team Roster

Water polo

Weightlifting

Wrestling

References

  1. ^ "The USSR and Olympism" (PDF).  
  2. ^ "Soviet Union at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-12-21. 

External links

  • Official Olympic Reports
  • International Olympic Committee results database
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